Governance & Risk Management

Profiles in Leadership: Dr. Ram Kumar G

Cybersecurity Veteran Discusses Taking Risks in Life to Grow
Dr. Ram Kumar G, a cybersecurity veteran

During the early part of his career, Dr. Ram Kumar G, a cybersecurity veteran, decided to join a company that was not part of the IT industry. He shares the challenges he faced and discusses the importance of risk-taking.

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"It was a great opportunity for me at an early stage in my career, and I took up the challenge. That decision to leave the comfort zone of working in an IT environment and move on to an unknown future was an inflection point in my career," says Kumar.

In a video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of the CyberEdBoard's ongoing Profiles in Leadership series, Kumar discusses:

  • The challenges he has faced in his career;
  • His research work in cybersecurity;
  • Technologies that will drive the future of cybersecurity.

Kumar, a cybersecurity veteran, currently serves a major global automotive company. He has more than 20 years of experience in information security, data privacy and business continuity.

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About the Author

Suparna Goswami

Suparna Goswami

Associate Editor, ISMG

Goswami has more than 10 years of experience in the field of journalism. She has covered a variety of beats including global macro economy, fintech, startups and other business trends. Before joining ISMG, she contributed for Forbes Asia, where she wrote about the Indian startup ecosystem. She has also worked with UK-based International Finance Magazine and leading Indian newspapers, such as DNA and Times of India.

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